## Please keep in mind, many of the formulas and concepts I present on this website are not the true in-game formulas. The goal of this website is to provide a useful tool to help end-game players make better, more informed decisions about improving their characters and gameplay.

# Update 2.0.2 (November 30, 2013)

### Damage Formula Updates

- Remade the physical damage formula from scratch. Used regression analysis to obtain best-fit solution to predict data points.
- Formula reflects basic structure seen in the Healing formula.
- (Weapon Damage x (STR x Rate + DTR x Rate + constant) + STR x Rate + DTR x Rate).
- Assumes an external constant of 0, i.e. if WD, STR, DTR are all 0, you will do 0 damage.

- Estimates Determination as a linear cyclical modifier
- DTR shows cyclical pattern that is dependent on WD and potency.
- For example, a 5/10/5/10 pattern to increase auto-attack damage by 1 point.
- DTR seems to have roughly twice the return on investment for auto-attack than for weaponskills.

- Accurate from 300-530 STR, 202-280 DTR, Weapon Damage 20-46 with < 1.5% error.
- Based on Monk damage output.
- It is important to note that jobs and classes all have unique damage formulas. For example, a Gladiator will do less damage than a Dragoon with the exact same WD, STR, and DTR. Even a DRG will do roughly 3 more points of damage per 100 potency than a LNC.
- I have included Job conversion estimates to help.

### Critical Hit Rate Formula Updates

- No longer assumed 5% crit at 341 critical hit rating baseline.
- Based on more data points collected in 2.0.
- Updated formula is 0.0697xCRT – 18.437 (old formula was 0.0693xCRT – 18.486).
- Assumes translation error in tooltip for Internal Release, Straight Shot, and Wrath.
- Adds a flat +X% crit bonus rather than multiplying the Critical Hit Rate attribute.

### Enmity Table Updates

- Used new Shield Oath/Defiance multipliers (1.5x instead of 2.0x).
- Updated the potencies of certain Weaponskills.
- Updated the TP cost of certain Weaponskills.
- Updated Flash (now thinking it’s a 500 potency Weaponskill).
- Updated all potencies influence on Hate/s and Hate/TP.
- Special thanks to Will Brannigan and Stu Foo for doing the work to find the updated hate multipliers.

### Random

- Updated all URLs for easier navigation and identification

### Future Updates

- Warrior enmity update based on Dev posts concerning 2.1.
- Optional damage formulas based on Job/Class for higher accuracy.

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